Managing stress and anxiety (Ambulance)
Mind have created this PDF booklet to explore some of the causes of stress and anxiety for the ambulance service, and have brought together some tips to help you cope better at work.
Dealing with difficult situations is part of emergency responders' jobs, but the pandemic has made it particularly challenging. This page outlines the issues, with ideas for coping and links to further help.
In the emergency services, dealing with difficult situations has always been part of your job. But the COVID-19 pandemic has, in many cases, made working in the ambulance, police and fire services particularly traumatic.
This page from Mind talks about many of the feelings and experiences shared by emergency responders during the pandemic, including
It then has a range of simple, practical tips to make things a little easier. They include:
You’ll also find a range of links to other resources and sources of help, including many of those that are here on Mental Health at Work.
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